Python and Django Developer jobs and careers
A career in Python and Django development is the responsibility of writing server-side logic for innovative web applications. You will usually build back-end components and support front-end Developers by integrating the applications by using specific languages and technologies.
Why consider a career as a Python and Django Developer?
Python is known as one of the most popular coding languages and is a firm favourite amongst Developers for its efficiency and a strong sense of readability. Upon growing your knowledge and developing your career, you will have the chance to grow as a senior industry professional.
What a Python and Django Developer career or job may entail…
As a Python and Django Developer, you’ll perform hands-on coding. You may create and architect new software applications, web content solutions, component-based applications or you may improve existing products. You’ll need strong communication and planning skills, on top of problem analysis ability and a collaborative mentality. Building on time and to spec, your code will be well documented.
Typical role titles include
Career progression example
Lead Python Developer
Senior Python/Django software engineer
Lead Python/Django developer
At an entry level, Python and Django Developer learning professionals on average will be earning between £20k - £30k. At the mid-level you’d be looking to earn £30k - 40k and seniors would be looking to earn £40k+.
Is it right for me? The skills it takes…
Popular skills related to these roles include:
Python | Django | MySQL | PostgreSQL | Git | Linux | TDD | Leaflet | Flask | GIS | AngularJS | jQuery | TypeScript | Dart | Nginx | Gunicorn | Fabric.
What qualifications does it take?
PCAP – Certified Associate in Python Programming certification is a professional credential that measures your ability to accomplish coding tasks related to the basics of programming in the Python language and the fundamental notions and techniques used in object-oriented programming.
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